Nancy Burke, PhD
|Title||Associate Adjunct Professor|
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Department||Anthro, History, Social Med|
|Address||3333 Calif. St,Laurel Heights |
San Francisco CA 94118
|Zero Breast Cancer||2012||Honor Thy Healer Community Researcher Award|
|Institute for Global Health Sciences, UCSF||2008||Health Diplomacy to Cuba Fellow|
|National Institutes of Health||2004
||2009||Health Disparities Loan Repayment Program|
|Latin American Studies Association||2003||Latino Studies Research and Dissertation Award, Honorable Mention|
|University of New Mexico||1996
||1999||Latin American Institute PhD Fellowship|
|University of Oregon, Eugene||1994
||1995||Graduate Teaching Fellowship|
|University of Tennessee||1990||Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society|
Dr. Burke is an Associate Professor of Medical Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine. She is also a member of the Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center and Director of the Global Health Sciences Health Diplomacy and Medical Education in Cuba Program. She has conducted research in Cuba and the U.S. on social and cultural processes associated with chronic disease management, clinical trials recruitment and participation, and disparities in cancer prevention, treatment and survivorship. Her research program addresses subjectivity, bioethics, and culture. Over the last eight years she has worked in partnership with the Pilipino Senior Resource Center on studies of Filipina breast cancer support disparities and peer navigation. She is currently principal investigator of a study of information disparities and cancer clinical trial recruitment in safety net hospitals.
Medical anthropology, social inequalities in health/health disparities, clinical trials recruitment/research participation, therapeutic misconception, subjectivity, bioethics, survivorship, (im)migration, spirituality, global health
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